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Message Posted On Thursday, August 5th 2010 at 10:42 pm
Reading The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
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Message Posted On Friday, August 6th 2010 at 6:05 am
On Thursday, August 5th 2010 9:25 pm, cjhtwo wrote:
Oh well. I guess the 10--14 hour days are getting t me.


Working overtime? $$$$
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Message Posted On Friday, August 6th 2010 at 11:38 am
Finished The Princess Bride earlier this morning. Was kinda surprised at how close the movie followed the book (which usually isn't the case).

Now I moved on to The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark.
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Message Posted On Friday, August 6th 2010 at 10:11 pm
On Friday, August 6th 2010 11:38 am, calicow wrote:
Now I moved on to The Shadow of Your Smile by Mary Higgins Clark.


She's my favorite author. I've been reading her books for 25 years maybe, maybe more. I have all of them, except that one. I'll get it soon.

Guytwo, no overtime. I'm barely getting paid. I'm doing it mostly as a volunteer. First I thought that Quickbooks was in pretty bad condition, so I worked 70 hours in 6 days - including my birthday, to get good figures for a meeting. Then I realized that the few reconciliations that had been done weren't worth anything. So I started at the beginning of Quickbooks and I've reconciled 17 months in about 7 days. I've got 14 months to go & I want to get it done by next Friday.
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Message Posted On Saturday, August 7th 2010 at 3:59 pm
Finished The Shadow of Your Smile earlier today (I probably would have finished it all yesterday if I wanted to stay up reading past 11pm last night) and started Catcher in the Rye. Hopefully it won't be to hard to get through.

Hope you're able to get through your work with your sanity intact cjhtwo.
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Message Posted On Saturday, August 7th 2010 at 8:26 pm
Dang, I'm sorry about the no overtime cjhtwo, I was going to borrow some money.

Calicow are you reading "Catcher..." for school or pleasure? I didn't especially enjoy it.

I just finished the book "Neon Angel" about the Runnaways singer Cherie Currie and it was very good. Sad sometimes, she was so self destructive.

EDIT: Andrews book about a serial killer looks good if you like mystery fiction.
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Message Posted On Saturday, August 7th 2010 at 9:00 pm
I'm mainly reading it out of curiosity to see what people think is so controversial about it. Also what made me interested about it was how it got spoofed on South Park.
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Message Posted On Saturday, August 7th 2010 at 9:13 pm
Yeah, I've read a few classic books for the same reason but since I prefer nonfiction I was usually disappointed.
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Message Posted On Sunday, August 8th 2010 at 5:40 pm
Thanks Calicow and Guytwo! Since I made it through 2008 and now more than halfway through 2009, including the camp that pays in cash the most, I think my sanity it in pretty good shape.

I'm going to try to put a link to NPR's "Audience Picks: Top 100 Killer Thrillers" Let's see if it works.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128718927&sc=fb&cc=fp
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Message Posted On Sunday, August 8th 2010 at 5:42 pm
Nope, no link. It's at NPR.org, Arts & Life, Books, Thrilled to Death.
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Message Posted On Friday, August 13th 2010 at 11:04 am
Finished Catcher in the Rye today. I thought it was interesting, but don't get why it's still considered to be so controversial in this day in age. When it was first written maybe, but not now. Oh well, if anything, Caulfield seems to me to be an under-achieving smart-a*$.
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Message Posted On Wednesday, August 18th 2010 at 12:38 am
Finished The Lovely Bones. I really want to see the film now..

Going to start Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
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Message Posted On Thursday, September 2nd 2010 at 5:38 pm
I will be reading Kathy Rechs' new book, Spider Bones. It came in for me at the library! I just wonder when I'm going to be able to read it! I've got lots to watch on Hulu before they expire!
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Message Posted On Saturday, September 4th 2010 at 3:29 pm
Finished the submarine book "Dark Waters" about the NR-1 sub.

Now I'm about 1/3 of the way through the book about stand-up comedy called "Comedy at the Edge" which has a lot of history about early comedians. Early is after the 1950's - most of which I've seen or heard on TV. (of course) he starts out with Lenny Bruce who broke down the old setup-punch line structure of stand-up comedy.
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Message Posted On Wednesday, September 22nd 2010 at 4:36 pm
Recently finished the book "The Map That Changed the World" about William Smith and the birth of modern Geology. I was glad when it was finished, a little long for me.

Today I finished this book: "Chasing Icarus" which was about flying in the year 1910, it was pretty good if you like avation history.
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